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Intoxicated Man Arrested
for Child Neglect with
Great Bodily Harm

Man Arrested on DV Warrant
Also Charged with Unlawful
Sex with a Minor

Woman with Five Priors
Arrested for Felony

Sarasota Resident Shoots, Kills
Home Invader Who Shot at Him

Burglary Investigation Leads
to Discovery of Meth Lab

Detectives Attempting to Identify
Suspect Who Made Fraudulent
Cash Withdrawal

Two Dead, One Injured in
Early Morning Shooting

Pump Prices Dip Below $3
in Central Florida

Tuesday's Local/State News

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Top 10 National News Story Briefs and Headlines, with links to the Full Stories

Top 5 World News Story Briefs and Headlines, with links to the Full Stories

Final Tally of 2013 Homicides in Manatee County -- In 2013, there were 13 murders overall in Manatee County; there were 3 murders in unincorporated Manatee County, 9 in the City of Bradenton, and 1 in the City of Palmetto.

Final Tally of 2012 Homicides in Manatee County -- In 2012, there were 27 murders overall in Manatee County; there were 19 murders in unincorporated Manatee County, 4 in the City of Bradenton, and 4 in the City of Palmetto.

Final Tally of 2011 Homicides
In Manatee County --
In 2011, there were 16 murders overall in Manatee County; there were twelve murders in unincorporated Manatee County, two in the City of Bradenton, and two
in the City of Palmetto.

Australian Returns Home
from Bali Holiday with
Spider in Stomach

(a weekly feature)

NewsManatee's Premier Supporter
Answers Eyelid Surgery Questions

Off-Duty Bradenton Firefighter Attacks Kitchen Fire; What You Need to Know

Tips for Calming Your Crying Baby

(a bi-monthly feature)


Dallas Presbyterian Hospital's A.I.G.

(a bi-monthly feature)

1st Week, Humorous Signs

(a daily feature, M-F)

Second Annual Bradenton
Safe Kids Fair Successful

Robin Draper Named Manatee
Sheriff's Employee of the Month
for September 2014

Household Tip of the Month

(a whenever feature)


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Welcome to and thank you for logging on! is the only website dedicated to reporting crime and public safety news and information affecting Manatee and Sarasota counties and the rest of the Suncoast. It is a digest of such information. readers come mostly from the Manatee, Sarasota and Suncoast areas, but also come from all over the U.S. and 130 foreign countries, including some soldiers overseas, and elsewhere, who are residents of the area. crime and public safety information is continuously relayed to us from local and state and federal law enforcement agencies that provide us with up-to-the-minute information on homicides, rapes, armed robberies and other major crimes.

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